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Two Willamette Law alumni appointed judges »

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown appointed two Willamette Law alumni to open judge positions this week. Steven R. Powers JD’01 was named to position seven on the Oregon Court of Appeals, and Christopher A. Ramras JD’96 was named to position 15 on the Multnomah County Circuit Court. Both appointments are effective July 17. Powers has worked […]

Naomi Haslitt JD’07 named one of “Forty Under 40” by Portland Business Journal »

The Portland Business Journal named Naomi Haslitt JD’07 to its annual “Forty Under 40” list of achieving young professionals in early May. Haslitt received her award at a luncheon held last Friday to honor the winners. She was the only person on the list with a Willamette University or Willamette Law education. Naomi Haslitt JD’07Haslitt […]

Putting her heart and soul into law »

The second graduate of Willamette College of Law’s 3+3 program hopes to use the law to improve people’s lives. Usually, professors inspire students. But this year, former Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice and Willamette law faculty member Paul De Muniz found himself particularly impressed by one of his student’s dedication and commitment to social justice. […]

February Bar Results »

The results for the February administration of the Oregon and Washington bars came out a few weeks ago. Willamette Law students did very well.  First-time takers of the Oregon bar from Willamette passed at an 83% rate, compared to 74% for the state as a whole. First-time takers in Washington passed at a 75% rate, […]

10 Things I Love About Willamette Law »

When deciding which law school to attend, what is important to you? Statistics may help you narrow down your options but when it comes to choosing a school for your professional education you often want to look beyond the numbers and learn what makes people choose a school and why they stay there. Whether you […]

Willamette Football – December 6, 1941 »

Here’s a really great story about Oregon Willamette University football team, their trip to Hawaii in 1941 to play a football game on Saturday, December 6. The rest is history.  It’s worth watching!

Willamette law school’s trailblazer »

Reposted from http://willamette.edu/news/library/2015/06/santos-trailblazer.html When Daniel P. “Danny” Santos J.D.’86 was growing up in Southern California’s Imperial Valley, his father encouraged him and his brother to learn the value of hard physical labor by having them work in the agricultural fields during the summers. His father’s motivation came from his own background as a Latino farm worker […]

Who’s Who in Law and Management Tonight »

The Who’s Who in Law and Management: Willamette Success Stories panel is tonight, February 10th from 5:30-8 PM in Room 201. Panelists will talk about their careers and answer your questions about their pathway to success. Refreshments will be served. The panelists include: Robin Brena, owner of Brena, Bell & Clarkson (whom I have met previously and is […]

Alaska Senator Says Only Women Showed Up To Run Congress Post-Blizzard »

Check out the Huffington Post’s recent article about Willamette Law alumna and Senator from Alaska, Lisa Murkowski: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lisa-murkowski-senate-women_us_56a7f85ee4b04936c0e8a619

The State of the Oregon Legal Market »

Check out this blog post from a UO Law alumnus on the state of job placement in Oregon.